document

[ noun dok-yuh-muhnt; verb dok-yuh-ment ]SEE DEFINITION OF document
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He tears the document, and throws the pieces about furiously.

If we cling not to Him, our names to that document will be but as dust.

A terrible sound arose when the reading of this document was done.

There he handed out Ferry's document and went on rummaging for mine.

But if you had brought the document to me, you would have found me by far your best customer.

Probably it would be better for you to write the document to suit your own views, and I will sign it.'

I take from an ancient Greek document a note of what followed.

No photographic fac-simile of the document, however, could be obtained.

I am sure she was more concerned about this document than about her property.

She had the prudence to burn this document on the 10th of August, 1792.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., "teaching, instruction," from Old French document (13c.) "lesson, written evidence," from Latin documentum "example, proof, lesson," in Medieval Latin "official written instrument," from docere "to show, teach" (see doctor (n.)). Meaning "something written that provides proof or evidence" is from early 18c. Related: Documents.

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